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Devī Māhātmyam with Swami Sharadananda Sarasvati, Acharya CIF

Connect with the Compassionate, Cosmic Mother

April 4-9, 2017 (guests to arrive by 3rd April as inauguration in the morning on 4th, and leave on 10th as Uttaram Mahotsavam will be celebrated on 9th)

Camp Highlights:

  • Participants will learn to chant Devī-māhātmyam
  • Gain Glimpses of the Glories of the Cosmic Mother
  • Learn to conduct a simple Devī pūjā at home
  • Guided Meditation
  • The detailed story of Devi Mahatmyam
  • Spiritual and Symbolic meaning of this Scripture. 
  • Celebrate Uttaram Mahotsavam – joyous celebration of Lord Ayyappa’s festival on April 9, 2017

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Event Start Date 04-04-2017
Event End Date 09-04-2017
Acharya Swami Sharadananda
Text/Subject Devi Mahatmyam
Language English

Camp Highlights -

Movie Workshop


Festival Celebrations

Bhajan Sessions

Creative Corner

Vedic Chanting

Spoken Sanskrit

and more...

Event Start Date 10-04-2017
Event End Date 13-04-2017
Acharya Yuvaveers from Chinmaya Yuva Kendra
Text/Subject Balvihar Summer Camp
Language English, Malayalam

Camp Highlights

  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • Non-routine problem-solving
  • Triplets, Construction of rational figures, Geometric-algebra
  • Linear indeterminate equations
  • History of Indian Mathematicians, Group Discussions, Debates, Indoor & Outdoor Games
Event Start Date 17-04-2017
Event End Date 21-04-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English


Chinmaya Maauli Ashram, Pune

Camp Highlights

  • Faster calculation techniques
  • Learning through pattern-observations
  • Multiple ways of solving problems
  • Puzzles, Group Discussions, Debates, Games
Event Start Date 25-04-2017
Event End Date 28-04-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English

Ādi Śaṅkara Mahotsavam


  • Hastāmalaka Stotram with Swami Advayananda, Acharya CIF. Hastāmalaka Stotram is a profound Vedantic composition by Sri Hastamalaka, one of the four prominent disciples of Sri Adi Sankara, in reply to his Master's query, "Who are you?". In this text, the Master unfolds the subtle Truth that indicates that the Jīva, Jagat and Īśvara are none other than one's own Self.
  • Śiṣya-anuśāsanam of Taittirīya Upaniṣad with Swami Sharadananda Sarasvati, Acharya CIF. In this session, Swamiji will reveal the wonders of this ancient convocation address that motivates the disciples of the Gurukula to live an inspired life for the prosperity and joy of the entire community.

Camp Highlights

  • Celebrating Śrī Ādi Śaṅkara Jayanti and Nakṣatra birthday of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda

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Event Start Date 28-04-2017
Event End Date 03-05-2017
Acharya Swami Advayananad, Swami Sharadananda
Text/Subject Ādi Śaṅkarācārya’s Commentary on the composition ‘Hastāmalakīyam’ with Swami Advayananda,  Śiṣya-anuśāsanam of Taittirīya Upaniṣad with Swami Sharadananda
Language English

SIMPLI5 - Mathematics and Music

Camp Highlights

  • Permutations and Combinations in Poetry, Music and Dance
  • History and Development of Combinatorics
  • Katapayadi Number System and Bhuta Sankhya (Vedic Numerical Code)
  • History and Development of Mathematics in India
  • Group Discussions, Debates, Indoor & Outdoor Games
Event Start Date 02-05-2017
Event End Date 06-05-2017
Acharya Vinay Nair
Text/Subject Ancient Indian Mathematics
Language English
Event Start Date 06-05-2017
Event End Date 11-05-2017
Acharya Acharya Vibhuti Shah and Swami Shashvatananda
Text/Subject Sadhana Panchakam and Amritabindu Upanishad
Language Tamil

Saddarshanam of Sri Ramana Maharishi (in English)


Swami Advaitananda, Acharya, Chinmaya Vibhooti


For more details, contact - 

Assistant Manager: +91-92077-11135 | Abhinav R: +91-92077-11136 | Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Start Date 06-05-2017
Event End Date 10-05-2017
Acharya Swami Advaitananda
Text/Subject Saddarshanam of Sri Ramana Maharishi
Language English

For information on camp donation and registration, please contact 

Abhinav: +91-92077-11136, Ramachandran: +91-95673-41525, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Event Start Date 16-05-2017
Event End Date 22-05-2017
Acharya Swami Ramakrishnananda
Text/Subject Isavasyopanishad & Navayogi Prasangam
Language Tamil


  • Introduction to the works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa: the basis of Indian knowledge traditions
    • Underlying philosophy of Epic Culture
    • Guṇa, Dharma, Nīti (values, morals and ethics) in Indian epic tradition
    • Epics as practical examples of the theories of Indian śāstras
  • Influence of these masters from pre-history to the present
    • The fabric of pan-Indian society
    • Living Traditions: from governance to economics, from concepts of Divinity to symbolism in rituals, from festivals to language expressions
  • Introduction to Guṇāḍhya, the composer of the Bṛhatkathā
  • Art expresses Philosophy &Philosophy as Art
    • Inspiration Source for art expressions: regional Indian literature, music , dance, theater, storytelling & puppetry traditions, painting, sculpture, movies, tele-serials, diverse media
  • Journey of exploration through lectures, lec-dems, performances.
  • Cultural site trip

For registration and more information -

Event Start Date 17-06-2017
Event End Date 26-06-2017
Acharya Shatavadhani Dr. R. Ganesh, Resource Faculty: Arjun Bharadwaj, Shashi Kiran B. N.
Text/Subject The immortal literary works of Vālmīki, Vyāsa, and Kālidāsa.
Language English
Event Start Date 04-07-2017
Event End Date 30-11--0001
Acharya Brni. Nidhi Chaitanya
Language English

‘Vedanta Unveiled’ is a unique annual Vedāntic Retreat with Pūjya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda organised by Chinmaya International Foundation (CIF) at the sacred environs of Adi Sankara Nilayam, the birth home of the great Ācārya of Advaita-vedānta, Śrī Ādi Śaṅkara. This year Pūjya Guruji would ‘unveil’ the subtle concepts of Vedānta through the Mānḍūkya Upaniṣad and take the participants to the pinnacles of the Inner Experience. Swami Advayananda will expound on the 'Daśaśloki' of Ādi Śaṅkarāchārya. 

This is indeed a rare opportunity to study the best of the Upanishads from the best of the teachers in the best of the places! That too during the most auspicious celebrations of the Diwali.

Register today!

Event Start Date 12-10-2017
Event End Date 21-10-2017
Acharya Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda and Swami Advayananda, Acharya CIF
Text/Subject Mandukya Upanishad and Dashashloki
Language English